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Mental Health Therapist

CRCC Omaha, NE

Job Description

School Based Mental Health Therapist

CRCC is looking for a dedicated, qualified  Full-Time School Based Mental Health Therapist who will be responsible for providing individual, family, and group therapy to assigned clients in outpatient and school-based settings.

CRCC Mission and Values:

CRCC is a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive services to children with special needs to help them reach their highest potential. CRCC values Quality Care for Children, Family Involvement, and Staff Excellence. CRCC’s work environment is energetic and team-oriented.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct mental health services, individual/family/group therapy, to include initial diagnostic interview and assessment and crisis interventions to assigned clients to meet their emotional and developmental needs.
  • Therapist will be available to clients and will schedule sessions with consideration of academic schedules including consideration of sports, activities, and club responsibilities.
  • Creates and implements treatment plans that are developmentally appropriate, strength-based, skill-oriented, and family-driven.
  • Works collaboratively with parents/guardians, staff members, and members of the client's treatment team.
  • Provides consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school and client as appropriate and as needed.
  • Keep Behavior Health Director and school administration up to date on all crisis situations with clients.
  • Adhere to the policies, procedures, and regulations by governing and licensing bodies for the services being delivered.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries and confidentiality with clients and families.
  • The physical location of this position is within the local school district.
  • Travel between schools may be required.
  •  This is a school year position only.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed as an Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) in state of Nebraska active and in good standing.
  • Two years of clinical experience working with youth and families required; experience working with clients with developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement individualized behavioral intervention programs and family-centered, strength based services.
  • Ability to meet agency’s conditions of employment regarding health status and clearance with the Nebraska Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry, criminal history check, and various other agencies depending on specific job responsibilities.
  • Ability to write material in comprehensive form.
  • Knowledge of community resources.


Qualified individuals ready to make a difference in the lives of children, apply in person at 5321 S. 138th St. Omaha, NE 68137, or click on the "apply for this job" link located above the job description and an electronic application will be emailed to you.

Online applications can also be found on our website: http://crccomaha.org/who-we-are/careers.html

Children’s Respite Care Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Job Details

Date Posted December 3, 2018
Date Closes January 2, 2019
Address 5321 S 138th St
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68137
Name Martha Sopinski
Address 5321 S 138th Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, Nebraska 68137
Phone 402-895-4000

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision

This job requires the following skills

  • Children-at-Risk Specialist
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Mental Health Care
  • Healthcare Therapy / Therapist
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision